Charles Henry Turner

12 October 1850–23 December 1917 (Age 67)
Great Malvern, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Charles Henry

When Charles Henry Turner was born on 12 October 1850, in Great Malvern, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Henry Turner, was 40 and his mother, Ann Steed, was 37. He married Ruth Abigail Miller on 16 January 1871, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in New York City, New York County, New York, United States in 1855. He died on 23 December 1917, in Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Henry Turner
Ruth Abigail Miller
Marriage: 16 January 1871
Marion Abigail Turner
Charles Henry Turner Jr
Gilbert Miller Turner
Horace Miller Turner
Fanny Leone Turner
Walter Scott Turner
Jesse William Turner
Daniel Albert Turner
Alice Estella Turner
Jennie Turner
Ethel Turner
Louise Turner

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 January 1871Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1855 · First schoolhouse built
    Age 5
    A schoolhouse was built on 4th North and Main Street.
    Age 13
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1868 · Impeach the President!
    Age 18
    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name from Middle English t(o)urnour, turner ‘turner’ (Old French to(u)rn(e)our), mainly denoting someone who fashioned small objects of wood, metal, or bone on a lathe, but also a variety of other occupations, including turnspit and translator or interpreter. This surname may have become confused with Toner . In North America, it is also very common among African Americans.English: occasionally perhaps a nickname from Middle English turn-hare, a compound of Middle English tournen ‘to turn, direct, steer’ + hare ‘hare’, a name for someone in charge of the greyhounds in hare coursing or an exaggerated compliment for someone who could run fast. See also Turnbull .English: perhaps also from Middle English t(o)urn(e)our ‘jouster, one who takes part in a tournament’ (Old French tornoieor, tournoieur).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (35)

    • Charles Henry Turner in household of Henry Turner, "New York State Census, 1855"
    • Charles Turner in entry for Fannie Leone Capener, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Charles Henry Turner in household of Henry Turner, "New York State Census, 1855"

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